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Is The Oil & Gas Industry Causing Texas Earthquakes? A “Landmark” Study Suggests Yes

December 15th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

There is more than what hits the eye, or in some places, shakes the house. A new report, Discriminating between natural versus induced seismicity from long-term deformation history of intraplate faults (PDF), explains. While we all make assumptions on hunches, it takes a scientist assisted by a group of scientists and geologists to assess whether seismic activity is induced by human activity or is of natural origin



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